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Shopping and Crime (Paperback) (Joshua A. N. Bamfield)

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Shopping and Crime draws on criminology, behavioural economics and marketing to help understand retail crime as a cultural phenomenon. Shopping is now the largest consumer leisure activity, and this has led to an exponential rise in the levels of retail crime.

In this topical volume Professor Bamfield analyses important new datasets on employee theft and shoplifting to show the nature of the problem, its origins and possible solutions. Crime prevention is explored as a management issue, using criminomics, a new concept based on commercial realities rather than maximising arrests. This emphasises communications and persuasion within organisations, supported by a web of collaborative projects between retailers, police and other crime agencies.

Number of Pages: 325
Genre: Social Science, Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: Industries / Retailing, Criminology
Series Title: Crime Prevention and Security Management
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Joshua A. N. Bamfield
Language: English
Street Date: March 13, 2012
TCIN: 50232599
UPC: 9781137572165
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-2087
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